About our service

  • What is Talkspace about?

    Talkspace makes therapy available and affordable for all. Our mission is to provide more people with convenient access to licensed therapists who can help those in need live a happier and healthier life.

    We are not trying to replace in-office therapy. Many people prefer that, which is fine. We created Talkspace so more people could benefit from therapy and overcome their day-to-day challenges in a stigma-free environment.

    With Talkspace, you can send a therapist text messages, audio messages, as well as picture and video messages in a private, text-based chat room. Talkspace stands out because of the affordability, anonymity and convenience it provides.

  • How can Talkspace improve my life?

    We have over 1,500 licensed therapists, many of whom are trained in multiple areas of expertise. We have helped people with the following and more.

    • Anxiety
    • Addiction
    • Depression
    • Eating Disorders
    • PSTD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder)
    • LGBT Issues
    • Relationships (Family or Friends)
    • Suicidal Thoughts
  • Is Talkspace covered by insurance?

    At this time we do not accept insurance, Medicare or Medicaid. It may be helpful for you to know that some Talkspace customers use a normal credit card or PayPal for their subscription and then submit the bill to their Flexible Spending Account (FSA).

  • Do you offer Couples Therapy?

    Yes. With Couples Counseling you and your partner will share the same therapist. The flexibility of Talkspace on your phone or web browser means you won’t have to find time for both of you to visit the therapist’s office. You and your partner can sign in to a shared private room whenever and share your experiences with your therapist. Your therapist will come in on a schedule and respond. It’s easier than waiting a week to remember what to talk about, and you won’t have to rearrange your lives or hire a babysitter.

    Couples therapy is available for $79/week (billed as $316 monthly) or $71/week (billed $852 every 3 months).

    Learn more about Couples Therapy ›

  • Can a minor sign up for Talkspace?

    No. As per the user agreement, Talkspace is for those who are 18 years and older.
    We have included a helpful resource below that may be able to help minors. We also encourage those who are underage to reach out to a trusted adult. Parents, extended family, school counselors or someone in a religious community are all people who can help.

    For non-crisis concerns, you can contact Teen Central as well.

  • What if I don’t really like typing everything out?

    If you do not wish to type out messages, we’ve made it easy for you to create audiovideo and picture messages.

    Learn more about the different ways you can message your therapist at Talkspace.

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